Mother shot to death in front of children

MOBILE, AL (AP) - An attorney says a 43-year-old rural postal carrier police want to question in the shooting death of his estranged wife had been due in court on charges of violating her protection order against him.

Authorities say 36-year-old Wendy Stevens was shot to death Tuesday inside her sport utility vehicle.

Stevens' attorney, Michael Murphy, says it was in front of her four children.

Mobile police say they're looking for her estranged husband, Michael Kenneth Berry.

He has not been charged in her death but Murphy says Berry missed his court date Wednesday on the protection order that was issued Jan. 11.

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